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Volcanic gas hinders rescue mission
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Volcanic gas hinders rescue mission

By Tsuyoshi Takasawa and Hiroshi Sakamoto / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers NAGANO — Search-and-rescue efforts on Mt. Ontake are strained by harsh circumstances specific to volcanoes. Crippled by high 3,000-meter altitudes, toxic volcanic gas and ... The Japan News, 1 hour ago
Anxiety builds as search efforts suspended The Japan News, 1 day ago
550 rescue workers search on Mt. Ontake The Japan News, 1 day ago

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Driver of 1964 Shinkansen remembers thrill

The Yomiuri Shimbun Kazutaro Oishi was overcome with emotion Wednesday when he remembered being given the opportunity to operate the first Shinkansen train half a century ago. Oishi, 81, joined the now defunct Japanese National Railways in 1953.
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Agency warns of another hydrovolcanic explosion

The Yomiuri Shimbun The Japan Meteorological Agency warns that another hydrovolcanic explosion could occur at Mt. Ontake, and its scale could be as large as Saturday's eruption. What will this mean if it does occur? According to the agency, ...
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Hiking through autumn

The Yomiuri Shimbun Weeds and bushes colored red and yellow are at their peak in Ozegahara marsh. The marsh, the largest on Honshu and about 1,400 meters above sea level, is located in Oze National Park, which straddles Gunma, Fukushima, Niigata and ...
 The Japan News1 hour ago

Fighters Kaneko calls it quits after 21 years

The Yomiuri Shimbun SAPPORO — Three-time Golden Glove winner Makoto Kaneko of the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters plans to quit at the end of the season. I feel sad calling it quits because I love baseball, but Ive no regrets about what Ive ...
 The Japan News17 hours ago Saito helps Fighters bag PLCS berth  The Japan News23 hours ago

Government to review renewable energy purchase system

The Yomiuri Shimbun The government will review a fixed-priced system in which electric power companies are obliged to purchase electricity generated by renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power, at artificially high prices, The Yomiuri ...
 The Japan News15 hours ago

Mongolian monster mesmerizes / Ichinojo's eye-popping top-division debut turns spotlight on sumo

The Yomiuri Shimbun Spectators at the recent Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament were lucky — they witnessed the emergence of a Mongolian behemoth. Yokozuna Hakuho pushed and shoved his way to his 31st Emperor's Cup at the tournament that ended Sunday, ...
 The Japan News16 hours ago

Harmful insects habitat widens with global warming

The Yomiuri Shimbun The domestic range of the tiger mosquito, a major carrier of the dengue virus, has expanded as far north as Akita and Iwate prefectures. Global warming is the apparent cause of the expansion, which comes as the first domestic ...
 The Japan News17 hours ago

Boxer Inoue wants shot at brother's record

By Kentaro Sugino / Yomiuri Shimbun Sportswriter On the same day early last month that Naoya Inoue was successfully defending his WBC light-flyweight title for the first time, a young fighter was scoring his first career knockout in his third pro ...
 The Japan News20 hours ago

1st anniversary of death of brave woman marked

The Yomiuri Shimbun YOKOHAMA — The first anniversary of the death of a woman who was killed by a train after rescuing an elderly man she saw lying inside a railroad crossing will be marked Wednesday at the site in Midori Ward, Yokohama. Natsue ...
 The Japan News22 hours ago
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